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Explore Our Newly Digitized Lending Library!


The lending library is an online educational outreach resource housed in, which provides images, descriptive text, and searchable keywords to aid the teacher-user in finding the materials they need. The library encompasses all of the regional programs within the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, including the East Asia Program. This online resource contains books, movies, music, and culture kits—all of which are intended to promote the internationalization of course curriculums. The lending library consists of over one thousand educational books, and over fifty uniquely designed culture kits. These resources were developed to engage both educators and students in creating a deeper understanding of foreign cultures and languages. The resources within the lending library were prepared by experts at Cornell University and are geared for use by K-12 and community college educators. 

To search and checkout materials from our lending library, visit:

To see photos of our culture kits, visit:

To view the mission, goals, description, and policies related to the lending library, view this presentation:

Please help us spread the word by downloading the poster below to hang in your classrooms and local libraries!